Take that Mother Nature! It has snowed, gone below zero, rained every day this week and been down right, unseasonably, unthinkably yucky. But under the frost blankets and hoop tunnels, we have germination!! Not much, not all, and not quickly, but we have it. The seedlings we planted under the hoops are also happy and thriving, whew!
Score Tally: Us = 2, Mother Nature = 0… The “Spring that Wasn’t” saga continues…
Lovely little green veggie babies snuggled under their blankie…kind of cute, hey? These were planted 10 days ago.
And under the hoops the big brother and sister seedlings are going strong! Not much germination yet, but they were only planted on Sunday. Can you spot the lone Bok Choi poking up?
Under the hoops are Taunus, Detriot Dark Red Supreme, Chioggia and First Crop beets, Rainbow mix and Napoli carrots, Cherry Belle and Easter Egg radish, Bok Choi, Peppermint and Bright Lights Swiss Chard, Ragged Jack and Dinosaur Kale, red and white onion sets, Giant Musselborough Leek, overwintered hard neck garlic and Butter Crunch lettuce.
I hope they all stay alive and that more join them soon!
“Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for.” ~ Joseph Addison